News & Tips for Employers

Helpful blogs and information for employers regarding co-operative education and the benefits of employing co-op students!


2017 EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award

Posted Mar 19th, 2018 in Member Updates, For Students, For Employers, Notice Board

The EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award recognizes Ontario Co-op students who have showcased exceptional job accomplishment, extra-curricular involvement, academic achievement and a strong contribution to Co-operative Education.

We are pleased to announce the winners along with three honourable mentions for the College and University Awards for 2017.

View 2017 Winners and Honourable Mentions

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Canada Summer Jobs Program

Posted Jan 9th, 2018 in Member Updates, For Employers

The Canada Summer Jobs program is a Canadian government grant that offers support for employers providing supervised career-related work experience for young employees...

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Extended Deadline for Career Achievement Award Nominations

Posted Oct 19th, 2016 in Member Updates, For Employers

We have extended nominations for the EWO's Career Achievement Award until October 31, 2016. This an opportunity to celebrate co-op colleagues who have gone above and beyond. Nominate a deserving staff member. More information ...

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The question that brought Ontario free post-secondary tuition

The question that brought Ontario free post-secondary tuition

Posted Mar 11th, 2016 in For Employers

It’s the minister of finance who rises on the floor of the legislature every year at 4 p.m. on budget day to read the government’s fiscal plan for the upcoming year. But, of course, it ultimately takes a cast of thousands to write the budget. What starts as the germ of an idea needs to be studied by the civil service, analyzed and commented on by affected stakeholders, polled to see what the public thinks of the idea, and gone over with a fine-tooth comb by the premier and her staff to ensure it

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The Importance of Two-way Communication

The Importance of Two-way Communication

Posted Apr 10th, 2015 in For Employers

Make sure you can approach your employees and that your employees can approach you. It's important that you function as a team and not as individual units!

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